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Re: Comments on CSS Transitions

From: Brad Kemper <brad.kemper@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 27 Feb 2009 18:28:52 -0800
Message-Id: <B525E68D-72A8-4311-8665-4DA0FED22BF4@gmail.com>
To: David Hyatt <hyatt@apple.com>
Cc: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>, "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>, "www-style@w3.org" <www-style@w3.org>, "www-svg@w3.org" <www-svg@w3.org>
David Hyatt:
>> My own preference would be (for simplicity) to just stick with
>> transitioning on the computed value and to just say "Tough" to people
>> who want to animate width this way, but maybe others disagree.  We
>> continue to get bugs in WebKit from confused people trying to animate
>> auto widths to fixed values (or percents to fixed values) and not
>> understanding why it doesn't work.

One could use the calc() function to create computed values in pixels,  
right? Would that work? Something like calc(0px + 100%) if you want to  
transition from percent to some pixel value? 
Received on Saturday, 28 February 2009 02:29:39 UTC

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